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Paul's Note - March 28, 2019

Last year, we had the fourth hottest summer on record. All indications are that we will continue to have more days of triple digit temperatures that will start earlier and earlier.

The organization Building Resilient Neighborhoods and Physicians for Social Responsibility are offering workshops on the topic for neighborhoods.

The workshop is called the Extreme Weather Challenge the mission of the workshop is to help Southern Arizonans to prepare for extreme heat and other weather-related emergencies.  

City of Tucson Wins Several Public Works Awards

The Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) presented the City of Tucson with several awards at its banquet today, March 28.

Among the many awards, Proposition 409 won Project of the Year for transportation projects costing more than $75 million.

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation won Project of the Year for Transportation Projects $5M - $25M, Grant Road Phase II: Stone Avenue to Park Avenue.

Traffic Alert: Kolb Road Traffic Switch

On Monday, April 1, 2019, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will shift northbound Kolb Road traffic to the east side of Kolb Road both north and south of Valencia Road. After this switch, both northbound and southbound travel on Kolb Road will be open with two lanes of travel in each direction.

Miracle Mile Gateway Car Show is Saturday

The Golden Pin Lanes Bowling Center will be hosting the Miracle Mile Gateway Car Show and celebration of historic Miracle Mile for the final time this Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1010 W. Miracle Mile.

This free event features food and refreshments, music, a 50/50 raffle to benefit Gospel Rescue Mission, door prizes, activities for kids, and show cars. Golden Pin Lanes will feature historic photos and neon signs. Car show registration is from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday.

City Planning Department Now Has Online Inspection Dashboard

The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) recently launched its online Inspection Dashboard, which makes field inspections paperless and allows the public access to information related to their scheduled inspections. The Inspection Dashboard lets customers know the inspector assigned to them, the results of their inspections, and links to permit data.


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